Why the Doors Got Banned From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’
It was a clash of mainstream culture vs. the counterculture when the Doors were booked to appear on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' on Sept. 17, 1967.
That Time Ray Manzarek Filled in for a Passed-Out Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison made a career of nodding off at inopportune moments.
The Day the Doors Recorded Their First Demo Under a Different Name
No one could have guessed what would come of the combo that wandered into Los Angeles' World Pacific Studios on Sept. 2, 1965.
The BBC Will Resume Playing Neil Young, Journey and the Doors
The BBC has worked out a way to pay royalties to Neil Young, Journey and the Doors after removing them from playlists earlier this month.
That Time Led Zeppelin Cleaned Up Jim Morrison’s Mess After a Disastrous Concert
Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral. On July 27, the two bands met going in opposite directions.
Revisiting the Doors’ Stumble Through the Experimental ‘The Soft Parade’
'The Soft Parade,' a wildly uneven affair, went platinum anyway - but likely only because of the Doors' earlier successes.
The Story of Jim Morrison’s Too Early, Very Sad, Deeply Mysterious Death
Jim Morrison was discovered dead in his bathtub by his girlfriend on July 3, 1971.
Doors’ First Two Post-Jim Morrison Albums to Be Reissued
Long out-of-print, the first two albums released by the Doors after Jim Morrison died are set for expanded reissue later this year.
How The Doors Got Banned from Detroit’s Cobo Arena
Controversy followed the Doors, even when Jim Morrison wasn't really doing anything to get himself arrested.